By Sasanka Hazarika – Project Leader
Dear Donors, Friends and Well-wishers of Shishu Sarothi Centre for Rehabilitation and Training for Multiple Disability.
Greetings from Shishu Sarothi!
Thanks to the donations of caring people like you, we are making steady progress in our mission to build an equal and just world for persons with disabilities (PwD’s).
We are extremely happy to submit the quarterly report of our project for educating 150 Children with disabilities.
We wholeheartedly appreciate and acknowledge the support of the donors through GlobalGiving community.
Your valuable donation has been utilized to provide education, training & rehabilitation for the children with disabilities.
We encourage the children to participate in various programs for their all-round development in addition to Education and training like music, dance, orientation and mobility, parent counseling, early intervention, social skills and self-help care etc… in order to bring them to the mainstream.
The following are the highlights of this quarter:-
Teacher’s Day was celebrated on September 5th 2018 with great fervor: The children, who had been preparing for the grand day for more than a week, organized a great show dedicated to their teachers. The day buzzed with excitement and smile all around. Music engulfed everyone with a dance performance by the students of Shishu Sarothi.
Pinkathon in association with United Sister Foundation on September 20 2018: On 20th September I-inspire by Pinkathon was organized at Shishu Sarothi. On the occasion the Coordinator form Shishu Sarothi spoke on the importance of Inclusive Education. Students from neighboring Sarva Siksha Abhiyan and mainstream schools participated in Inclusive Games. Students were rewarded with medals and certificates. The event aimed at promoting Inclusion and was well covered in social media.
October 15th Pre Durga Puja celebration: It has been a culture in our school to celebrate festivals before the holiday break for the occasion. In order to keep up the tradition, the children, along with the teacher mentors celebrated Pre- Durga Puja to infuse the spirit and ethos of the Durga Puja Festival. Traditional devotional songs were sung, dances glorifying Goddess Durga were performed. The children participated with enthusiasm and fervor.
November 5th Pre Diwali Celebration: Students of Shishu Sarothi celebrated Diwali in the school premises with lots of enthusiasm. The campus was decorated matching with festive spirits. The celebration of Diwali ‘The festival of lights’ came alive when the whole school wore a festive look with Diyas and lanterns adorning the corridors and the entire school in bright colours. The Rangoli done by teachers and students the previous day added the perfect setting to the festivity.
November 14th Children’s day Celebration: Children’s day was celebrated in Shishu Sarothi whereby fun filled activities were organized for the children throughout the day. Students from regular schools also participated in the event.
November 26th Exposure trip for the children (Science Museum): An exposure trip to the Science museum in Guwahati was organized for the students of Shishu Sarothi. Students were accompanied by Special educators and caregiver of Shishu Sarothi.
We sincerely thank all our donors and GlobalGiving team for their valuable support and generous contribution.
We hope, with your support we will be able to strengthen our services for Children with Disabilities.